Hollywood to Broadway: Adapting Films for Stage

Hollywood to Broadway: Adapting Films for Stage


Marisa Sechrest

Altair Entertainment

Dori Berinstein

Dramatic Forces

Film-to-stage is the hottest trend on Broadway as studios build franchises of beloved films. The Lion King paved the way grossing over $6 billion worldwide & studios continue to produce juggernauts. Broadway’s annual $1.5 billion marketplace is enhanced by ancillary revenue from global touring & sit-down productions, albums & merchandise, generating decades of upside. Panelists will discuss what makes a successful film-to-stage transfer & building global franchises with stage adaptations.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate